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Stockholm Environment Institute. 2005. Sustainable Pathways to Attain the Millennium Development Goals - Assessing the Key Role of Water, Energy and Sanitation. http://www.sei.se/SustMDG31Auglowres.pdf (accessed October 3, 2006)
Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
Water requirements for food production 1960-2050
Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
The requirements for water in agriculture in developing countries will need to increase in order to meet the Millennium Development Goal 1, target 2 'Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people who suffer from hunger'. To decrease hunger the outputs in agriculture will need to increase, and thus the water use. The data has been calculated for developing countries with minimum set of calories.